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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day and legislative holiday

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First day of 2020 General Assembly

This will be the legislature's 60 working day session, running through mid April. 

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Disastrous Disconnect: Coal, climate and catastrophe In Kentucky

Flash floods have troubled Kentucky for decades. Now, extreme rainstorms are worsening with climate change, increasing the odds of more disasters like the one Bentley’s community endured. For Kentucky’s poorest residents, the people living in flood-prone hollows with surface mines nearby, that means an ever-present threat to both life and hard-won possessions.

Governor's race could decide whether 100K+ Kentuckians regain the right to vote

AN ESTIMATED 312,000 KENTUCKIANS CAN'T VOTE BECAUSE OF A FELONY CONVICTION. THAT COULD CHANGE AFTER THE STATE'S GUBERNATORIAL ELECTION ON NOV. 5.

No Kentucky coal company has complied with a law designed to protect miner wages

Not a single coal company formed in Kentucky within the past five years has posted a bond required by state law to protect miner’s wages if their employer suddenly shuts down, according to records obtained by the Lexington Herald-Leader. In addition, officials in Gov. Mat Bevin’s administration urged lawmakers last year to pass a bill that would have eliminated the requirement.

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